The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died June 5 in Baghdad, Iraq, when their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device. Both soldiers were assigned to New Jersey Army National Guards 3rd Battalion, 112th Field Artillery. Killed were:
Sgt. Humberto F. Timoteo, 25, of Newark, N.J., assigned toBattery A, 3rd Battalion, 112th Field Artillery, Morristown, N. J.
Spc. Ryan E. Doltz, 26, of Mine Hill, N.J., assigned toBattery B, 3rd Battalion, 112th Field Artillery, Lawrence, N.J.
The incidents are under investigation.
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